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Eagles draw No. 3 seed for World Series

ENID, Okla. - The Kirkwood Eagles have drawn the No. 3 seed for the NJCAA Division II World Series and will face Madison (Wis.) in the opening round Saturday at 1 p.m. at the David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

LSU Eunice (54-6) drew the No. 1 seed for the 10-team tournament, which will run from May 26 through June 2. Parkland (48-14-1) is the No. 2 seed, followed by Kirkwood (42-15-1), Northern Oklahoma (46-14) and Sinclair (44-9) in the top-5. Madison is the No. 6 seed, followed by Scottsdale, Brunswick, Monroe and CCBC Essex.

LSU Eunice and Parkland, the top seeds, drew a bye in the opening round.

Kirkwood is making its first trip to the World Series since 1999. The Eagles made four trips to the World Series in the 1990's and finished second on two occasions.

Coach Todd Rima and the Kirkwood Eagles won the North Plains regional title Sunday with a 10-1 victory over Nebraska Southeast.

NJCAA DIVISION II WORLD SERIES
SATURDAY

10 a.m. - No. 7 Scottsdale (29-30) vs No. 10 CCBC Essex (29-24)
1 p.m. - No. 3 Kirkwood (42-15-1) vs No. 6 Madison (34-20)
4 p.m. - No. 8 Brunswick (29-22) vs. No. 9 Monroe (30-18)
7:35 p.m. - No. 4 Northern Oklahoma (46-14) vs. No. 5 Sinclair (44-9)

 
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